Lunar Cycles

The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality

New / Dark Moon in Gemini ♊︎  at 10:01 UTC 03-June-2019 According to AstroSeek, the organs influenced by this moon sign include shoulders, arms, hands, bronchial tubes and lungs. Click on the link for further zodiac sign-moon-organ correspondences for June. A New Moon is always a time of deep contemplation, and a time when we… Continue reading The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality

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Lunar Theme: We are Mama Earth, Love the Earth, Love the Self

The New Moon in Aries ♈︎ arrived on April 5th at 08:50 UTC, marking a new lunar month and the beginning of the astrological year This lunar month in our free course, 13 Moons, 13 Goddesses, we explore the Mother archetype and her complement, the Crone, which energetically reflect the coming Sabbats of Bealtainne (NH) and… Continue reading Lunar Theme: We are Mama Earth, Love the Earth, Love the Self

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MoonDay Musings: You are stardust

At February’s New Moon, some choose a heart-centred theme ... and not just because of the celebrations of February 14th, marked by Valentine's Day and Aphrodite's feast day! The theme I shared for this lunar cycle — “forging sisterhood” — is a reflection of that: a desire to bond with like-minded individuals and SiStars as… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: You are stardust

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Setting intentions at the New Moon… but when is that?

Wisdom from Grandmother Moon February 5th, 2019, 1.9% illumination, Waxing Crescent Setting intentions at the New Moon...  but when is the New Moon, and when do we set goals? Astronomers and astrologers provide detailed tables of the major moon phases: New Moon, First Quarter, etc. And many of us use these tables to plan our… Continue reading Setting intentions at the New Moon… but when is that?

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New Moon, New Theme: Forging Sisterhood

Blessings on the New Moon in Aquarius... which is lunar Imbolc or Lughnasadh for some! My personal theme for this lunar month was inspired by the archetypes we are exploring in this new lunar month in our 13 Moons 13 Goddesses course: The Blood Sister and The Priestess, both strong archetypes for sororal solidarity, as… Continue reading New Moon, New Theme: Forging Sisterhood

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The Energies of October: Rooted

For me, the months of July and August seemed so very long and hot. It was a Summer filled with Fire energy — literally and excessively, with rampant forest fires here in North America — and the absence of Water energy.  I heard the whispers of Mama Earth patiently biding her time as the year… Continue reading The Energies of October: Rooted

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New Moon in Virgo: (re)turning to your Wisdom, your Self

Today marks the beginning of a new lunar month, as Grandmother Moon begins a new phase — the New / Dark Moon — in Virgo at 11:01 AM PDT (18:01 UTC) September 9th. Time for new inspiration, new projects and a new theme in this new month. What will define your theme? What resonates with… Continue reading New Moon in Virgo: (re)turning to your Wisdom, your Self